Brighton councillor apologises for 'rape' tweet

A Brighton councillor and cabinet member has resisted calls for his resignation and apologised for making what was intended as a light-hearted remark about rape. Green councillor Ben Duncan said that he would not be stepping down as the council’s cabinet member for community...
Posted On 30 Apr 2012 at 8:55 pm

Electrical sub-station blamed for loss of phone signal near Brighton hospital

A resident in the Bristol Gate area of Brighton is blaming a new electrical sub-station for creating a mobile phone signal blackspot. Steve Gallagher, from the estates department at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, said that a new sub-station had been built as the hospital...
Posted On 30 Apr 2012 at 7:24 pm

Brighton footballers charged over sex attack

Three Brighton and Hove Albion footballers and a former team-mate have been charged with sexually assaulting a woman and voyeurism. Lewis Dunk, Anton Rodgers and George Barker are accused of the offences with along with Steve Cook, who has since joined Bournemouth. The four are...
Posted On 30 Apr 2012 at 2:31 pm

Man stabbed to death in his Brighton flat

A 40-year-old man was stabbed to death in his Brighton flat last night (Sunday 29 April). Paramedics worked to save his life after a 999 call was made at 7.40pm but he was pronounced dead at the Norfolk Square flat shortly after 9pm. Sussex Police said that a 21-year-old local...
Posted On 30 Apr 2012 at 1:15 pm

Tributes paid to departing Brighton hospital chief

Tributes were paid to the outgoing chief executive of the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton today (Monday 30 April). Julian Lee, chairman of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the Royal Sussex, said: “I would just like to say a huge thank you to...
Posted On 30 Apr 2012 at 11:01 am